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CCL UK statement on the Labour green investment pledge.

Politics in the real world is hard. As an international organisation working to influence politicians and policy makers across the globe Citizens’ Climate Lobby understand the pressures, even in countries where Climate Income is established like Canada and Switzerland. It is not our place to discuss and speculate on the decision of Labour to drop…

Climate Change Committee gives verdict on the implications of COP28

Yesterday the Climate Change Committee released its summary of the implications of the Cop28 outcome for the UK. The CCC warns that the government’s “mixed messages” did damage its reputation on the world stage and decarbonisation progress beyond electricity generation is lagging. Non energy generation emissions must quadruple to meet the UK’s target under the…

Why we don’t need the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill

Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has written an article in Business Green (paywall), (summary in Carbon Brief) about the pointlessness of the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill. She points out that annual licensing rounds can and already do happen, so no new legislation is needed; it is just “a political stunt that will harm the UK’s…

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Be inspired by the Citizens’ Climate International’s latest Talanoa Dialogue!

In May this year Citizens’ Climate International (CCI) Activists from all over the world submitted ‘Talanoa Dialogue’ videos on the topic of climate ambition. You can watch the compilation video on the CCI website here, it includes a short extract from the UK video, written and presented by Dave Waltham at 2.50. This autumn the…

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What happened at COP28?

This is an extract from the slideshow delivered by Cathy Orlando, CCI program director on the 20th December 2023 giving the CCI analysis of the outcome of COP28. The worst case scenario – that fossil fuels would get a free pass and the pledge to work to keep temperature rises within 1.5 Celsius would be…

Citizen Climate International’s summary of the truth about fossil fuel subsidies and the fossil fuel industry’s decades long disinformation campaign!

The IMF, Carbon Pricing and Explicit and Implicit Fossil Fuels Subsidies Here are two terms that anyone who wants to preserve a stable climate needs to know: explicit fossil fuel subsidies and implicit fossil fuel subsidies. Explicit fossil fuel subsidies from governments directly reduce the price of fossil fuels, thus making it attractive to investors…

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